Avila has lost points on his batting average in each of the last three seasons, falling to .218 this year. But he did remain relatively productive in 2014, hitting 11 home runs and driving in 47 while scoring 44 runs in 390 at-bats.
Paulino lost most of the year to shoulder issues after compiling an 0-2 record and 11.29 ERA in four starts.
McCoy, who was promoted for his major league debut in July by the Tigers, yielded 21 hits and 13 walks in 14 innings pitched, yet left plenty of baserunners stranded in compiling a 3.86 ERA.
Those were among a slew of moves made by the Tigers. Utility man
Dirks missed the 2014 season with back and hamstring injuries.
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Soria could not wrest the closer job away from struggling Joe Nathan, but he did walk just six in 44 1/3 innings in splitting time between Texas and Detroit. His ERA rose from 2.70 to 3.25 after the trade, however, and he gave up five earned runs in just one inning pitched during the playoff sweep defeat to Baltimore.
Brown played briefly for New York early in the season, compiling just eight hits in 44 at-bats and a stat line of .182/.245/.341.
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Breslow followed up a brilliant 2013 with a terrible year. He allowed 91 baserunners in 54 1/3 innings and compiled a 5.96 ERA out of the bullpen.
The two sides, however, do have a mutual interest in bringing him back.
Johnson underwent Tommy John surgery in April and has not pitched a full season since 2012.
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Aviles played both outfield and infield while compiling a stat line of .247/.273/.343 this season. He also tied a career-high with 14 stolen bases.
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